Tag Archives: Korean

Test of Korean or Western Identity

So let’s see if this works. I’ve been trying it on my students, who have sometimes been quite fascinated. But anyways,  this test applies to people with a somewhat mixed cultural identity.  Many of my Korean friends were either born … Continue reading

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Cream cheese by any other name

I’m curious about how businesses decide which language to use on official signs. The main options are regular Korean, Chinese characters, English written in 한글 (Korean letters) or just regular English. Generally, its a mixture of those options. I always … Continue reading

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수락산 Surak Mountain

Hello again, So last Monday I had an extra day off for the Korean Independence Day, and I ended up hiking a mountain near Seoul – an awesome experience. I was really excited about this because hiking in Korea is … Continue reading

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On Learning Languages

Well, I haven’t written in quite a while, so hopefully some of you will still come across this blog post! If you do, I hope you enjoy although it ended up being rather long. I really want to write about … Continue reading

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